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New EU carbon removal certification rules should protect nature, wetlands

New EU rules on certifications for carbon removals can help to mobilise private sector funding for the restoration of wetlands, however EU legislators need to […]

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International Waterbird Census coordinators meet to discuss counts, 2023 plans

Coordinators for the International Waterbird Census met in November to share updates from their 2022 counts and plans for the upcoming 2023 surveys. The coordinators […]

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Blog: Wetlands are our ‘life insurance’ yet we continue to neglect them

Europe’s record breaking summer of high temperatures, heat waves and droughts exposed the vulnerability of our agricultural systems, forestry management, energy mix and economies to […]

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Upscaling community resilience through ecosystem-based disaster risk reduction

From 6 to 18 November countries met in Egypt at the UN Climate Conference, COP27 to discuss climate adaptation and mitigation opportunities to achieve the […]

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Draft report on EU’s transport roadmap published

This draft report published on the EU Transport Roadmap by the European Parliament suggests that unsustainable projects will not receive EU funding. This means that […]

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Wetlands International Europe members, experts share experiences on voluntary carbon markets

On 10 November, Wetlands International held an online workshop aimed at sharing their experiences and advice on the Do’s and Don’ts of Voluntary Carbon Markets […]

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Peatlands in the EU Nature Restoration Law – a Factsheet

On 22 June 2022, the European Commission presented its long-awaited proposal for a law to restore Europe’s degraded ecosystems, habitats and species. The draft law, […]

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Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires

Jean-Yves Mondain-Monval retires on 9 November from the French Biodiversity Agency (OFB) after a long carrier in waterbird research and management. In the late-1980s, Jean-Yves […]

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Project Manager vacancy

Purpose of the job Working side-by-side with the European Programme Manager, the Peatlands Policy Officer and the Senior Policy Officer on Climate Change and Disaster […]

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‘For Peat’s Sake’ – NGOs, policymakers debate EU Nature Restoration Law in Brussels

On 26th October 2022, Horizon 2020 project WaterLANDS and Interreg North-West Europe project Care-Peat hosted a joint event in Brussels to discuss peatland policy recommendations […]